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Corker calls White House 'day care center' in Trump Twitter feud

President Trump can dish it out, but Sen. Bob Corker won’t take it. Trump and Corker escalated their feud by trading barbs over Twitter Sunday morning, with Trump making dubious claims about the Tennessee senator, and Corker wasting little time ...

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How politics has turned health care debate into ‘Game of Thrones’

In the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones,” a never-ending chess game is played by competing factions for power in a mythical world of political intrigue and warfare. The “Iron Throne” of the king is constantly under pressure to keep ...

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Guide to Medicare: Health care plans and terms you need to know

To make smart decisions about your health insurance coverage, it’s important to know the several plans and key terms associated with Medicare. Here are the essentials: Premium: A fee for coverage, usually paid monthly. Deductible: An amount of the expenses ...

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Hospitals face financial blow that could weaken NYC health care

New York’s public hospitals, which shoulder most of the burden of care for the city’s poorest patients, are facing a financial blow that could dramatically weaken New York’s already stretched health care system, according to a new report. Titled “Restructuring ...

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VIDEO: Protesters in wheelchairs removed from health care hearing

Cops busted scores of protesters jeering the GOP’s health care bill on Tuesday, including a boisterous bunch in wheelchairs that interrupted a Senate hearing hollering, “No cuts to Medicaid! Save our liberty!” The raucous protests forced Finance Committee Chairman Orrin ...

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McCain says he won’t vote for Graham-Cassidy health care proposal

Sen. John McCain declared he would not vote for the Republican’s latest health care proposal Friday, likely torpedoing his party’s effort to repeal and replace Obamacare — again. “I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal,” he said ...

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Jimmy Kimmel doesn’t want to have to be the health care expert

Jimmy Kimmel’s crusade against the newly proposed health care bill continued for a third straight night. The late night host opened his show Thursday talking about the possible repeal of Obamacare, but he agrees with his critics that say he’s ...

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Health care debate centers on whether it’s a right or privilege

Do the needs of the many outweigh the rights of the individual? Or do the rights of the individual outweigh the needs of the many? Much of the debate about the “repeal” of Obamacare and whether to “replace” ...

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Quadriplegic mom fears for future under GOP health care plan

Because of Medicaid, quadriplegic Michelle Fridley lives on her own and is able to raise her daughter — but the single mom fears for her future under the GOP’s proposed health care plan. Fridley’s one of the 6 million New ...

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A patient’s guide to high-deductible health care plans

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Friday, March 11, 2016, 6:01 PM iofoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto Healthcare consumers today are facing a rapidly changing landscape. In the past, you could go to a provider and expect a $ 20 copay. Now, patients are absorbing the ...

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